Criminal Defense

Massachusetts criminal defense lawyer Kevin M. Dwyer, Jr. practices in Waltham, Massachusetts. As a former Assistant District Attorney in Suffolk County, Boston, Mr. Dwyer has experience handling a wide variety of criminal proceedings. If you are facing charges or an investigation, knowing and effectively advocating for your rights is crucial to avoiding criminal conviction. The Law Office of Kevin M. Dwyer, Jr. offers comprehensive criminal defense representation to clients throughout Massachusetts, and can help you protect your rights and reputation.

Types of Criminal Offenses

Massachusetts crimes are roughly divided into offenses against the person and offenses against property. Familiarity with the Massachusetts laws is essential to mounting a successful defense, and that’s why seeking experienced legal counsel is so important. Our office handles a broad range of criminal matters, including:

  • Drunk driving
  • Theft, larceny
  • Assault, battery
  • Drug crimes
  • Sex offenses
  • Domestic violence
  • Trespass
  • Stalking
  • Hate crimes
  • Probation violations
  • Motions for new trial
  • Motions to seal criminal record
  • Motions to expunge criminal record
  • Violations of restraining orders

Enlist Experienced Legal Representation From the Start

From violent, aggravated offenses to seemingly baseless allegations, all criminal charges should be taken seriously. You should never feel compelled to answer police questions, sign a statement, or plead to a charge without speaking to an attorney first. Effective legal representation is imperative, and can help you ensure that you are not pressured into making any statements or admissions that may be harmful to your case. However, in the event that you are illegally coerced into providing any such statements to law enforcement officials, your lawyer can seek to invalidate those statements on the grounds that they were obtained in violation of your constitutional rights.

An experienced criminal defense attorney can also challenge any evidence against you that law enforcement may have improperly obtained in violation of your constitutional right to be free from illegal searches and seizures. Specifically, there are a variety of motions that your lawyer can bring in court to prevent the prosecution from relying upon evidence that, for example, was seized without a warrant, or that was seized on the basis of a warrant that did not adequately demonstrate probable cause. Prosecutors are not permitted to build a case against you based on illegally obtained evidence. A capable criminal defense attorney can advocate for your rights to make sure this does not happen.

Protect Your Rights and Freedom

A criminal conviction can have lifelong negative consequences. Every effort must be used to keep a criminal record as clean as possible. A criminal record is not easily erased. Certain violations cast a permanent shadow over your ability to get a job, rent an apartment, or go back to school.

If you face criminal charges, Massachusetts criminal defense attorney Kevin M. Dwyer, Jr. can help. As a former Assistant District Attorney, Mr. Dwyer is familiar with the strategies and methods the prosecution will employ in pursuing charges against you, and knows how to assert your Constitutional and other rights within the criminal justice system. The Law Office of Kevin M. Dwyer, Jr. has obtained favorable verdicts or the dismissal of charges for numerous clients across Massachusetts. Call (781) 760-9662 today or contact us online.

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